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Pope Francis is due to make a three-day visit to Buddhist-majority Sri Lanka with the highlight of the visit being the canonization of Joseph Vaz, an Indian born 17th century Catholic missionary who spent most of his life in Sri … Continue reading

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U.S. Evangelicals Gloomy about Future, ‘Global South’ Optimistic, Study Finds

By Richard Allen Greene, CNN (CNN) – Half the world's evangelical Protestant leaders are optimistic about the future, confident that evangelical Christians have an increasing influence in their countries and that things will be better for them in five years. … Continue reading

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Nepal: New Criminal Code to Stop Conversions to Christianity

Changes to the criminal code are currently under review. Anyone preaching or trying to persuade others to change religion could get up to five years in prison and almost US$ 700 in fines. Christians fear new code could restrict religious … Continue reading

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Christian Fanaticism in Sri Lanka

by Meredith de Silva Today, even after independence, Buddhists, Hindus and Muslims are still being targeted by Christian extremists. While foreign Christian groups have set up shop in the island, many of the most fanatical followers are actually locals who … Continue reading

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